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Long County rec team wins region

The Long County Recreation Department 8-under All-Star Basketball Team recently won its division in the region tournament.

February 27, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Show proper etiquette on the course

The first chapter in "The Rules of Golf" deals with etiquette. In the spirit of the game, we are reminded that golf does not have a referee - the game relies on the integrity of the individual to show consideration for other players and to abide by the rules. We should demonstrate courtesy and sportsmanship at all times.

February 27, 2012 | Graham Lewis | Local sports


Panthers blast way to first win of season

First-year Liberty County baseball coach Joel Moody claimed his first official win of the regular season Tuesday after his Panther squad knocked out Johnson High, 16-0, in three innings at home.

February 24, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


State high school basketball playoffs

Here is the current schedule for area teams in the state high school basketball playoffs, which begin today and continue Saturday at various sites:

February 24, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Mustangs get sweep of Tiger teams

The South Effingham Mustangs swept the Bradwell Institute Tigers on Tuesday night at Freedom Field.

February 24, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Jones keeps on going — and winning

Still coaching young men in basketball, former Bradwell Institute and First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys basketball coach David Jones recently hit two milestones.

February 24, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Six Blue Tide make boys’ all-region team

The Long County boys' basketball team led all area teams with six players selected for the Region 2-AA all-region team.

February 24, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Blue Tide win at home, fall on the road

The Long County High School baseball team picked up its first win of the regular season Tuesday by beating Groves High School, 14-1, in Ludowici.

February 24, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


FPCA back in state final four

The FPCA Highlander boys have made it into the final four in the state playoffs by defeating Gatewood, 59-56, on Saturday. The boys will take on LaGrange at 4 p.m. Thursday at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville.

February 22, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Lady Panthers third in region

The Liberty County Lady Panthers won the Region 2-AAAA consolation tournament, beating Effingham County, 47-40. Liberty is also the No. 3 seed as the state tournament begins this week.

February 22, 2012 | John Wood | Local sports


Rebels edge Panther boys

Third seeded Liberty lost to No. 1 Effingham County, 43-40, in the Region 2-AAAA tournament Saturday afternoon at Richmond Hill.

February 22, 2012 | John Wood | Local sports


Blue Tide fall in Region 2-AA final

The Long County High School basketball team came up a little short in the quest for a Region 2-AA crown over the weekend, but had a successful tournament, making it to the championship game against Vidalia High School.

February 22, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Teams get in swing of things

The BI Tiger soccer teams swept victories in their first games of the season Feb. 13 at Brunswick. The boys won 5-3 and the girls won 4-0.

February 22, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


FPCA wins round one of state

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's Highlander boys basketball team has cleared the first hurdle enroute to their fourth state title. The Highlander boys defeated Valwood 73-38 in the first round of the state playoffs Thursday afternoon in Dawson.

February 20, 2012 | Patty Leon and Mike Riddle | Local sports


Lady Panthers lose battle to RH

It was an all-out physical battle between the Liberty Lady Panthers and Richmond Hill in the first girl's Region 2-AAAA semi-finals Friday afternoon.

February 20, 2012 | John Wood | Local sports


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FPCA honors seniors with two shutouts

First Presbyterian Christian Academy honored its senior soccer players Thursday at St. James Field during the final home games of the season. The Highlander seniors had plenty to cheer about, including both matches against Robert Toombs Academy ending in shutouts.

April 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tide girls win, boys lose

Playing in Pearson on Tuesday, the Long County High School girls' soccer team continued its winning ways by beating Atkinson County, 10-0. The boys' team, however, continued its hard-luck streak, dropping another game 1-0.

April 14, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Highlanders beat St. Andrews on diamond

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's baseball team earned a 7-4 win Thursday at St. Andrews.

April 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Crockett a Lady Jet

Shaquoia "Coco" Crockett didn't get the opportunity to play basketball her senior year of high school, but she'll soon return to the court as a South Georgia Technical College Lady Jet.

April 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Bradwell’s Burns signs with Greenville College

Bradwell Institute football player Sterling Burns signed a letter of intent Wednesday at BI to play football at Greenville College in Illinois.

April 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


New BI football coach speaks at Rotary

Saying he understands what it's like to have gone through multiple coaches and promising he will help build the Tigers' football program, newly hired Bradwell Institute football coach Greg Hill addressed the Rotary Club during their meeting Tuesday afternoon at La Quinta Inn in Flemington.

April 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Long County’s Goodro signs with MGSC

Long County High School's Tristan Goodro on Wednesday signed on to play baseball for Middle Georgia State College next year.

April 11, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tigers fall to Richmond Hill

Bradwell senior players Chris Nunn, Sage Sammons, Hunter Jackson and John Riddel were honored at the Tigers' last home baseball game of the season Wednesday afternoon. However, the celebration didn't last as Richmond Hill beat the Tigers, 9-3, in a Region 3-AAAAA contest.

April 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Bradwell’s senior soccer players honored during last home game

Bradwell Institute held its final home soccer game for the 2014 season Wednesday afternoon, hosting Ware County.

April 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Storm boys’ team competes in Atlanta

The Low Country Storm boys' basketball team competed in its first tournament of the year last week in the Battle of the Creek in Atlanta. The Storm fell in the second round of the tournament. The members of the team who participated are Andre Burnnet, Alex Sanchez, Holden Riddle, Khy Collins, Christian Bass, Deshaun Coleman, Cody Cox, Jayshawn Early, Trevon Smith and Quanilis Bacon.

April 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Sports Quiz

1. Who were the last teammates before Baltimore's Manny Machado and Chris Davis in 2013 to lead the American League in doubles and home runs in the same season?

April 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Sports briefs

Laettner to appear at Liberty Co. High School

April 11, 2014 | Staff Report | Local sports


Tigers attend national meet

Bradwell Institute's track team participated in the Beach Run Invitational track meet last weekend in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

April 09, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Blue Tide fall to Cadets at home

The Long County High School baseball team was hoping to make up some ground in the Region 2-AA standings Friday when they hosted Benedictine Military School.

April 09, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Low Country Storm win tournament in Orlando

The Low Country Storm girls traveling basketball team recently won its first tournament of the year. The girls brought home championship medals in the Ladies First Classic Basketball Tournament held March 28-30 in Orlando. Team members are Patra London, Tierra Ramsey, Anazha Kincaid, Mya Howard, KeShawdra Cooper, Malaka Elix, Elexxus Wrighton, Kiara Edwards, Jeurnae Young, Alyssa McDuffie, Raina Richardson and Brianna Lord. The team is coached by Darrell West.

April 09, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


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